Make Boardgame Rules Easier: ‘Dized’ on Indiegogo

Make Boardgame Rules Easier: ‘Dized’ on Indiegogo

Do you enjoy reading rule books for board games? Does spending 45 minutes half-learning a new game before anyone gets to take a turn sound like your idea of a wonderful time? If you answered yes to either question, you can probably stop reading now. If not, there’s a new company helping “skip the rule book and just start the game”–‘Dized.’ Read More

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Barker’s Row’

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Barker’s Row’

New today on Kickstarter from Overworld Games, ‘Barker’s Row’ lets players take on the role of a carnival barker announcing their amazing, stupendous, and astounding carnival attractions in the hopes of drafting meeple rubes to fill their audience. Advertise enough attractions to fill your audience with twelve rubes before your opponents, and you win. Read More

The First Official Expansion for ‘Betrayal at House on the Hill’: ‘Widow’s Walk’

The First Official Expansion for ‘Betrayal at House on the Hill’: ‘Widow’s Walk’

This morning, Avalon Hill, Lone Shark Games, and Wizards of the Coast announced ‘Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow’s Walk’ – a long-awaited sequel to the classic horror-themed tabletop experience. Last night, I had the chance to speak one-on-one with lead developer and gaming legend Mike Selinker about this awesome expansion. Read More

Worldbuilders Helping Syrian Refugees

Worldbuilders Helping Syrian Refugees

The tragic civil war in Syria forces thousands of people to flee their homes daily with no more than the clothes on their backs, Public and private organizations around the world have slowly responded with outreach operations. The geek world has been no different.
Worldbuilders, a non-profit charity organization started by author Patrick Rothfuss, has stepped up to the challenge of raising money for refugees of the war. Read More

Ask Dr. GeekDad – Episode 1: Sun Safety

Ask Dr. GeekDad – Episode 1: Sun Safety

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the new video series Ask Dr. GeekDad! This first video focuses on Sun Safety. Though it powers the Earth, radiation from the sun can be harmful. We all need to protect ourselves accordingly! Check out the video after the jump for a few tips and feel free to sound off in the comments or on social media if you have questions or ideas for further videos. Read More